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Work is love made visible – we live that saying every day at camp at every level of the organization. This summer we’ve been expanding that love and work! Having wrapped up a multi- year process of joining forces with the Ninevah Foundation in May, Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation are one – […]

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News From Our Executive Director 24 Hours to double your impact!

Happy #FandWTuesday: Fair Edition! Today is the day! Two generous camp families have come together to issue a 2:1 matching gift challenge for the first $2,500 donated during today’s F&W Tuesday-Fair Edition! When you donate today, your gift will be doubled along with the impact you can make in putting a transformative summer experience within reach for a […]

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News & Announcements Goodbyes, Hellos & a Bear

This weekend, starting on Friday we say goodbye to the first session overnight campers, while welcoming the second session folks. Our “end-to-end” Long Trail Questers groups, the Taylors and Robins, are about 150 miles into their journey. Full season campers are in for a treat, with an all-camp activity in Killington, then camp games and […]

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News From Our Executive Director Awaiting Campers’ and Teens’ Boisterous Laughter and Singing

Bright orange, tiny salamanders have been bravely crossing Route 100 towards the Woodward waterfront. Their brilliance in the face of challenge reminds me of some of the stories campers share of their struggles, from hiking Mansfield or the Mahoosucs range, or in overcoming homesickness. This week, with most staff acclimating to life in the Green […]

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Over 40 years ago, Ken and Susan Webb established a relationship with the 1199 SEIU healthcare workers’ union of NYC. F&W is the union’s longest continuous camp partner. Each year, this partnership brings 25-40 campers, mostly of color, to F&W camps. As we celebrate that relationship, we also recognize that Farm & Wilderness has a […]

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How many staff members does it take to wrangle a rutting ram and a billy goat? Baltic, our ram, was an easy capture, since his penchant for running amok isn’t what it used to be. But, Andy, our visiting billy, had other ideas. Nine people and one and a half hours later, the excited animals […]

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News & Announcements Summer 2017 Comes to a Close

Every summer ends with reflections.  This year on the night before Fair over 200  community members gathered for moving and memorable words and songs inspired by the F&W experience across generations. An Indian Brook alumna shared  an experience as a senior lodger, which she has previously performed on the Moth stage. A Timberlake alumnus from […]

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News & Announcements Building Community by Dancing, Working, and Having Fun Together.

What do the Zodiac, a bonfire, and 50’s diner have in common? Over the last two weeks, Barn Day Campers danced to the Zodiac in wacky attire (Topsy Turvy Tuesday for BDC insiders); Flying Cloud campers toted bundles of wood in their arms, and teamed up for heavier logs for the bonfire at their first […]

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News From Our Executive Director Banquets, A Birth, And More Good News

Yesterday we saw slow-roasted goats at Flying Cloud; summer transformed into a winter landscape at Timberlake; and tables turned into birds nests at Indian Brook. Young children enjoyed a dinner cooked over an open fire during their overnight trip at the Barn Day Camp. The sun shines today on Pickup Day for our overnight camps’ […]